social issues

Why tampons were brought to a West St. Paul council meeting

They were a form of protest amid allegations of sexism from council members.

Piñata maker sorry over controversial scene outside his business

The owner of Happy Kids Piñatas apologized after the image was shared on social media.

Ex-Best Buy CEO quits several boards over donation controversy

He's stepped down from MPR, Mayo Clinic, General Mills and Carlson boards in recent days.

Over 1,000 attend gun rights rally at MN Capitol

The event was sponsored by groups including Minnesota Gun Rights.

Video: Boy, 14, tasered by police at school

Police say officers had tried for several minutes to de-escalate the situation.

Attempt to scrap the statute of limitations on sex assaults in Minnesota

Rep. Ilhan Omar and Sen. Sandy Pappas have proposed the bill.

Tired of waiting, female lawmakers take action on sexual harassment culture at the Capitol

They have proposed a bill to create a task force on sexual harassment.

2 gun control bills fail at the Minnesota Capitol, as Republican majority proves too strong

The bills would have expanded background checks and allow families to prohibit a loved one from possessing a gun.

Why St. Paul is one of the top U.S. cities for women in tech jobs

The gender gap isn't nearly as wide as other cities and industries.

Starkey Hearing drops discount program with the NRA

Major brands have been dropping their affiliation with the NRA.

Gun violence protesters rally in Minnesota State Capitol

They packed the State Capitol Rotunda as they called for more gun control measures.

Mayor joins hundreds of Minneapolis students on anti-gun violence march

They marched on City Hall calling for gun control to keep them safe.

Students at 3 Minneapolis schools will walk out today in gun violence protest

It's the first of a series of walkout protests planned in response to the Florida shooting.

Students plan national walkout in protest over lack of action on guns

Two protests are being planned over the next two months.

Maxim Super Bowl Party organizer responds to models' sexual harassment stories

Karma International says it does not condone or support harassment.

Another model speaks out about sexual harassment at Maxim Super Bowl Party

Nikoline Bangen flew in from Norway for the party, but left dejected.

Furious models lift the lid on sexual harassment at Maxim Super Bowl Party

One says she was groped and then grabbed round the neck.

Male Uber drivers earn more than women, but it's nothing to do with discrimination

The study has found a surprising 7 percent pay gap in Uber payouts to drivers.